Retro

Singer Porsche 911

Singer Porsche 911

It may look lie a classic 70s or 80s Porsche 911, but the Singer 911 takes an early 90s 911, wraps it in carbon fiber body parts, spices it up with a max. 3.9L, 425hp engine, and many more upgrades.

2012 Lamborghini Aventador

2012 Lamborghini Aventador

The Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 has a carbon fiber monocoque, 700hp 6.5L V12 engine and speedy ISR transmission. 0-62 in 2.9s, top speed 217mph. Will go on sale for about $380K this year.

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Phantom of the Floppera

Phantom of the Floppera

YouTube user FunToTheHead connected a few floppy drives to a PIC18f14k50 microcontroller to create an engaging musical piece. Bonus: special appearance by the talent at 2:30. (Thanks Alex!)

Johnny Cash Prison LPs

Johnny Cash Prison LPs

The Man in Black’s essential, gritty prison albums are back on vinyl – the way they were meant to be heard. Get locked up in Folsom or San Quentin. No turntable? Nab the CDs – but you won’t be as cool.

Pixel Force Head 2 Head

Pixel Force Head 2 Head

8-bit de-maker Eric Ruth‘s version of a crossover fighting game, Head 2 Head will feature 30 characters from several franchises, including Street Fighter, X-Men, Mortal Kombat and Fatal Fury.

Mach 2000 Chronograph

Mach 2000 Chronograph

Designed by Roger Tallon for Lip in the 70’s, the Mach 2000 Chronograph is a classic vintage watch with distinct multi-colored balls that function as the crown and stopwatch pushers. (Thanks Alan!)

Road House (Blu-ray)

Road House (Blu-ray)

It could be the best worst movie ever made – loaded with epic bar brawls, cheesy dialog and all the Swayze you can handle. We can’t decide if the Double Deuce would look better on VHS, though.

The Wanderer

The Wanderer

Think you’ve got upper-body strength? Clearly you never saw Joel Fletcher’s 1981 short film, The Wanderer, featuring Mark Daniel and his unreal ability to walk (everywhere) on his hands.

8-Bit Halo

8-Bit Halo

(NSFW for that Cortana comment) After demaking Left4Dead and DJ Hero, Eric Ruth is proud to present Pixel Force: Halo,  complete with Warthog stage, Capt. Keyes and Cortana. Free download.

LBJ Orders Pants

LBJ Orders Pants

Back in 1964, the White House recorded all of its phone calls. We can’t decide if this chat between President Lyndon Johnson and the guys at Haggar to order custom pants is bizarre, hysterical or both.

Extra-Hard Mode

Extra-Hard Mode

Many classic video games were relatively easy once you figured out the patterns. This German clip shows us what those games might have been like if they had a slightly higher difficulty mode.

Ralph Lauren’s Rare Automobiles

Ralph Lauren’s Rare Automobiles

With its stainless-steel counters and museum-style installations, Ralph Lauren’s D.A.D. Garage is filled with dozens of the world’s rarest cars, all in ideal condition and all driven by the designer himself.

Kids and Retro Tech

Kids and Retro Tech

Researcher Jean-Christophe Laurence took a bunch of vintage gadgets and tech stuff from the 1980s and 1990s and showed them to today’s kids, then asked them to figure them out.

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Custom 1955 Ford Thunderbird

Custom 1955 Ford Thunderbird

This gorgeous 1955 Ford Thunderbird concept car is from industrial designer Bo Zolland. The car features classic curves on the exterior, and will be built on a 2009 Ford Mustang platform.

Anger is Illogical

Anger is Illogical

Are you a bit of a hothead? Need to keep your temper under control? Watch this instructional video from Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk to find out the best way to deal with your angst. Or not.

Weird Al: The Lost Tape

Weird Al: The Lost Tape

Back in 1985, Weird Al Yankovic left a series of messages on his drummer’s answering machine. He recently dug up the tape. We can’t believe he never recorded “I Want a New Dog.”

Aviator Wing Desk

Aviator Wing Desk

Drawing design inspiration from WWII fighter planes, this unique desk is built from patches of aluminum layered over hardwood, attached with exposed steel screws to simulate rivets.

Bertelli Bicycles

Bertelli Bicycles

These bicycles are hand assembled, finished and fine tuned by Francesco Bertelli, who uses a combination of new parts and old parts found at flea markets to create his functional design objects.

1982 Tron Holiday Special

1982 Tron Holiday Special

Funny or Die dug up this lost 1982 Tron Christmas special, complete with appearances by all your favorite early eighties celebs. Stars Gabe Kaplan, Dom DeLuise, and yes, Rip Taylor.

Lennon’s Station Wagon

Lennon’s Station Wagon

What could possibly make a 1972 Chrysler wagon awesome? Maybe the fact that this particular one was driven by John and Yoko to help them travel incognito. It just recently hit the auction block.

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Vintage International Jacket

Vintage International Jacket

Inspired by Barbour’s rich history in motorcycle wear, the deluxe Vintage International Jacket features heavy distressed looking leather and a warm woolen tartan lining. (Thanks Patrick!)

Factory Five Mk4 Roadster

Factory Five Mk4 Roadster

You’ll need an old 1987-1993 Mustang to the Mk4 Roadster kit car. Then, you’ll need about 200 hours of your spare time to convert your old pony car into this luscious classic Cobra replica.

Victorian Star Trek

Victorian Star Trek

We must have somehow missed the episode of Star Trek where they traveled back in time to the Victorian era. Photoshop manipulator Rabbittooth put these images together to refresh our memory.

Videodrome (Blu-ray)

Videodrome (Blu-ray)

David Cronenberg’s creepy, provocative 1983 horror film gets the HD treatment in Criterion’s new release. The moral of the story – you can love your television – just don’t love your television.

After These Messages

After These Messages

8-bit fanatic DoctorOctoroc is back on his game with 30 chiptune tracks based on classic TV shows, cartoons and commercials. Ok, Adventures of The Gummi Bears is not a classic.

Cold Drinks

Cold Drinks

After you’ve served some chili with cheese, you need to have some cold drinks to wash it down, right? Enjoy this catchy Wendy’s training video to show you how to serve ’em properly.

Sid & Marty Krofft DVD

Sid & Marty Krofft DVD

You’re probably too young to recall these surreal Saturday morning classics. Brush up with this sampler DVD with of gems like Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, H.R. Pufnstuf, and The Bugaloos.

The Fastest Video Game Character

The Fastest Video Game Character

Who do you think is the speediest video game character of all time is? If you guessed Sonic the Hedgehog, think again. Sit back and watch them race to the finish to find out the truth.

The New Lancia Stratos

The New Lancia Stratos

The Lancia Stratos HF was a leader on the 1970s rally circuit. This one-of-a-kind remake apes the original’s styling, but built from components from a modern Ferarri 430, along with a zesty 4.3L V8.

2011 Morgan 3-Wheeler

2011 Morgan 3-Wheeler

UK auto-maker Morgan Motor Company is working on a modern remake of the classic 3-Wheeler, sold from 1909 to 1953. The featherweight can go 0-60 in just 4.5 secs on its 1800cc Harley engine.

The Green Slime (DVD)

The Green Slime (DVD)

We’d never heard of this campy retro sci-fi flick just hitting DVD, but after seeing this footage, we’re ready to embrace the gooey green guys, their tentacles, and their awesome theme song.

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